Sen. Costa & Rep. Frankel to Host Insurance Enrollment Event on December 11

PITTSBURGH, December 5, 2018 − State Senator Jay Costa, Jr. and State Representative Dan Frankel will cohost an event on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to allow constituents to enroll in affordable health care insurance. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at...
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Democratic leaders will serve on Redistricting Reform Commission

HARRISBURG, December 3, 2018 – The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate will both serve on the bipartisan Pennsylvania Redistricting Reform Commission formed by Gov. Tom Wolf and they intend to participate fully in the panel’s work. Sen. Jay Costa and Rep. Frank...
Emergency Services

Costa Endorses Report of Commission that Examined Fire and Emergency Services Issues

Harrisburg – November 28, 2018 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. (D-Allegheny) released the following statement regarding the adoption of the report from a select commission that examined issues impacting fire and emergency services.  Costa served as a member...
Sens. Anthony H. Williams, John Blake, Larry Farnese, Wayne Fontana, Vincent Hughes, Judy Schwank, Jay Costa, Lisa Boscola

Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus Re-Elects Full Leadership Team

HARRISBURG, PA − November 14, 2018  − The entire leadership team of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus was reelected today to serve its membership for the 2019-20 legislative session. The Senate Democratic Caucus won five new seats in the 2018 midterm elections...
Schenley Park

Senator Costa Announces Nearly $700,000 in Community Conservation Grants

PITTSBURGH, November 14, 2018  − Today, Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. announced the award of nearly $700,000 in grants for community conservation projects in the 43rd Senatorial District. “These grants are a worthwhile investment to protect our natural...
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Senator Jay Costa’s Statement on the Shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill

The Squirrel Hill community of Pittsburgh suffered an act of unspeakable violence today. A gunman entered the Tree of Life Synagogue during Shabbat services, murdering and wounding people at prayer. I went to the Tree of Life Synagogue this morning and spoke with Jeff...


State Legislators to Unveil Policing Legislation

Following the death of Antwon Rose, Jr. earlier this year, and other incidents around the state and nation, state legislators began work on legislation regarding police management and community relations. On Tuesday, they will present the legislation they have drafted and take questions from press.


The Wall of Faces

In the 43rd

Senator Costa is touring new businesses, meeting with established business owners, and checking out the notable institutions of the 43rd District. Come along in this web series, In The 43rd!

Real Id Act

Real ID Act

Beginning October 1, 2020, Pennsylvanians will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, photo ID card, or another form of federally-acceptable identification (such as a valid passport or military ID) to board a domestic commercial flight or enter a federal building or military installation that requires ID.


ALCOSAN's Clean Water Assistance Fund

The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority has created the Clean Water Assistance Fund to help families pay their sewage treatment bills. This program serves low-income residential customers in the 83 municipalities that ALCOSAN serves. It is administered by Dollar Energy Fund.


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Pennsylvania Legislative Arts and Culture Caucus


The Pennsylvania Arts and Culture Caucus, a bi-cameral, bi-partisan caucus, was established in October 2012 with the purpose of providing caucus members access to the latest research, education and policy developments on arts and culture.  Additionally we support caucus members in their efforts to draft and pass legislation that advances arts, culture, and tourism in the Commonwealth.

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Donat a Life Travel info to go! CCAC Independent Regulatory Review Commission